Governance at a Glance

Chair
Member
Ex-officio
Board Members Audit Compensation Nominating and Corporate Governance

Ralph E. Eberhart

John Cuomo

Calvin S. Koonce

James F. Lafond

John E. “Jack” Potter

Jack C. Stultz, Jr.

Bonnie K. Wachtel

Mark E. Ferguson

Committee Charters

Ralph E. Eberhart

General, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), formerly Commander-in-Chief, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command. General Eberhart retired from the Air Force after 36 years of service. General Eberhart has served as the President of the Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA) since December 2004, and was appointed AFBA’s Chairman and President in 2009, and serves as Trustee and Chairman of 5Star Life Insurance Company. General Eberhart also serves on the boards of several privately and publicly held companies, including TERMA, Jacobs Engineering, and Triumph Group. He has served as director of VSE since 2007, and was appointed Non-Executive Chairman in July 2019.

John Cuomo

John Cuomo

John was appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of VSE Corporation in April of 2019. John brings 20 years of experience in the aerospace distribution and services market industry.

John previously served as Vice President and General Manager of Boeing Distribution Services Inc. Prior to Boeing's 2018 acquisition of the Aerospace Solutions Group of KLX Inc., John served as its Vice President and General Manager, Consumables Management business beginning in July 2014. From April 2000 to 2014, John served in multiple roles and functions at B/E Aerospace (which was the parent company of KLX, Inc. until 2014), including Vice President & General Manager and Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing & Business Development. Prior to joining B/E Aerospace, John served as an attorney at a large multi-national law firm practicing commercial law, mergers and acquisitions and litigation.

He has a Bachelor of Science in International Business, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Florida.

Calvin S. Koonce

Chairman, Koonce Securities, Inc., a securities broker/dealer firm. He has been a director of VSE since 1992 and has previously served as Chairman of the Audit Committee and Chairman of Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee during his tenure.

James F. Lafond

Retired executive and certified public accountant. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Lafond was Washington Area Managing Partner, Pricewaterhouse-Coopers LLP. He previously served in various leadership positions at Coopers & Lybrand (1964 to 1998). He is also a director of WGL Holdings, Inc. He has been a director of VSE since 2003.

John E. “Jack” Potter

President and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) since July 2011. He served as the United States Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer of the United States Postal Service (USPS) from 2001 to 2010.

Jack C. Stultz, Jr.

Lieutenant General, U.S. Army Reserve (Ret.), formerly Chief, Army Reserve and Commanding General, United States Army Reserve Command and the Command's Deputy Commanding General. Prior to his assignment to the Army Reserve Command, LTG Stultz served as the Commanding General of the 143rd Transportation Command, which provides command and control to twelve (12) units in the southeast United States. LTG Stultz entered active duty in 1974, after receiving his commission from the Reserve Officer Training Corps at Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina. After leaving active duty in 1979, LTG Stultz worked at Proctor and Gamble for 28 years as operations manager, continuing his service to the United States Army Reserve as a Citizen-Soldier.

Bonnie K. Wachtel

Vice President and General Counsel, Wachtel & Co., Inc., brokers and underwriters She is also a director of Information Analysis Incorporated. She has been a director of VSE since 1991.

Mark E. Ferguson

Admiral, US Navy (Ret.), formerly the Commander of the U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa and Vice Chief of Naval Operations, he retired from the US Navy after 38 years of service as a nuclear-trained surface warfare officer. He presently is an independent defense consultant advising on cyber defense, congressional and regulatory affairs, strategic planning, and operations management. He serves on the board of directors of Pacific Gas and Electric Corporation and the Center for Naval Analyses. Admiral Ferguson holds a master’s degree in computer science from the Naval Postgraduate School, and has been a director at VSE since 2017.